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Wednesday, May 8, 2019
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Harrah's ResortAtlantic City, NJ

Program  Co-Chairs:

Megan P. Gable, Esq.
The Ferrara Law Firm
Cherry Hill, NJ
Jared M. Placitella, Esq.
Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C.
Red Bank, NJ
Jacqueline M. Rosa, Esq.
Seigel Law, LLC
Ridgewood, NJ
David M. Schmid, Esq. 
Stark & Stark 
Princeton, NJ
Presented by the New Lawyers Section

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lunch • Seminar Room
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Appellate Tips: 
What Appellate Judges Look for in Briefs and Oral Arguments

Hon. Virginia Long, J.S.C., (ret.) • Princeton, NJ

12:45 pm -1:45 pm
Appearing Before a Magistrate Judge in the District of New Jersey
Hon. Karen M. Williams, U.S.M.J. • Camden, NJ

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
Alternative Dispute Resolution: Getting to “Settled”
Hon. Marc M. Baldwin, J.S.C. (ret.) • Moorestown, NJ
Hon. Ned M. Rosenberg, J.S.C. (ret.) • West Orange, NJ

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Coffee Break

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Appellate Motions and Emergent Matters
Hon. Lisa A. Firko, J.S.C. t/a to the Appellate Division • Newark, NJ

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Panel Discussion: 
From Procedure and Professionalism to Perspectives on Juries

Hon. Timothy W. Chell, P.J. Cv. • Woodbury, NJ
Hon. Douglas H. Hurd, P.J. Cv. • Trenton, NJ
Hon. Joseph L. Marczyk, P.J.Cv. • Atlantic City, NJ
Hon. Owen C. McCarthy, J.S.C. • Freehold, NJ


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ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Boardwalk Seminar 2019 features 34 seminars over three days. The advantage of this unique format is that you may move from seminar to seminar, hearing different topics as desired and thereby creating a seminar tailored to your specific needs.

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Join NJAJ & Save $300 on Boardwalk Seminar registration.

If you join the New Jersey Association for Justice when registering for the Boardwalk Seminar 2019, you will receive the member registration fee ($200 less than the non-member rate) and as a part of this special offer you will receive an additional $100 off of the registration fee. Join NJAJ.

MCLE Credits
New Jersey - (Earn 5.70 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 5.50 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 5.0 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the
Supreme Court of New Jersey for 5.70 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 0.0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 5.70 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in civil trial law

Full-Time Judges, Full-Time Law School Professors, 
Judicial Law Clerks & Law Student Members

Registration is complimentary for the seminar.
Pre-registration is required.

Course Materials
The seminar course materials will be online for attendees
to download on May 3, 2019.

Onsite/Door Registration: 
An additional $25 will be added to all program fees for onsite registration.

Friday, May 3rd is the last day for a refund (minus $20).
All cancellations must be in writing.

After Friday, cancellations and no shows will receive a credit (minus $20)
automatically good for 1 year for a future seminar or
 an on-demand seminar at


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